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Causes for frequent Vaginal infections - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have a query for a gynae... can i raise it over here
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   In last one year i have goit vaginal infection 5 times
User :   despite of all precautions
User :   My spouse and I had undergone medication for the same. My local doctor has said it is because of unhygenic washrooms
User :   could there be any other reason or precaution that we can talke
Doctor :   Have you had vaginalk examination and tests by Gynecologist?
User :   yes
Doctor :   WHat tests were done
User :   urine culture and normal urine test
User :   papsmear
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What the Gonorrhoea and chlamydial infections tested
User :   no
Doctor :   These are imp test
User :   ok
Doctor :   1 Get tested for Gonorrhoea , chlamidia
Doctor :   They need cervical sample while doing vaginal exam
User :   ok
Doctor :   You also need do get tested for Fungus/Chlamidia, TRichomonas
Doctor :   Here Gonorrhoea, chlamudyai, trichomonas are STDs
User :   should i speak to my gynecologist for these tests
Doctor :   Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   And Get tested for Blood sugar in both of you
User :   pk
Doctor :   Diabetes
User :   ok
Doctor :   causes frequent Fungal infection in vagina and on penis
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just unhygienic does not make any sense
User :   ok
User :   i guess i need to visit a different gynecologist for a complete review
Doctor :   Do you have vaginal discharge?
Doctor :   now
User :   only when i have infection.
User :   no
User :   infact my spouse also does not have any discharging, itching or any other issue
Doctor :   SO currently u have noi infection
User :   yes
Doctor :   But when u get infection get all the tests done what ever I told
User :   sure
User :   thanks for your time
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
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